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John of Ibelin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem - Peter W. Edbury

John of Ibelin and the Kingdom of Jerusalem

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Published: 1997
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A study of the career of John of Ibelin, followed by his record of the institutions, government and resources of the kingdom of Jerusalem in the 13c.

Edbury has given us not merely an authoritative and lucid survey of the life of a great Frankish magnate, but a fresh and valuable overview of Latin Styria in the middle decades of the thirteenth century on the eve of its downfall. HISTORY A valuable critical edition and translation of the `appendices' - which deal with the army, courts, and Church of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem - to 1185-1186 and provides a cogent and nuanced commentary...The book is introduced by a well-documented essay on the Ibelin family and its fortunes...packed with useful and interesting material. CHOICE The first major comprehensive study of the Ibelins from the twelfth to the mid-thirteenth century...highly readable and important book. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

Preface
Abbreviations
Maps
Tables
John, Count of Jaffa, and the Ibelin Family
The Ibelins and the Kingdom of Jerusalem (1115-1193)p. 3
Jerusalem and Cyprus: against the Hohenstaufen (1193-1236)p. 24
John of Ibelin, Count of Jaffa (c. 1216-1266)p. 58
The Kingdom of Jerusalem Described
Le Livre des Assises by John of Jaffa: The Textp. 105
Military Obligation in the Kingdom of Jerusalemp. 127
The Judicial Structure of the Kingdom of Jerusalemp. 155
John of Jaffa and the Baroniesp. 163
The Latin Church in the Kingdom of Jerusalemp. 177
Conclusionp. 189
Appendix: Translationp. 191
Bibliographyp. 201
Indexp. 211
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ISBN: 9780851157030
ISBN-10: 0851157033
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1997
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.57